Study links excessive internet use to school truancy, absences in teens

A study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood found that more time spent online, plus less time sleeping and exercising, were linked to a heightened risk of both truancy and school absence due to illness among teens. Researchers noted that a trusting relationship with parents emerged as an important protective factor for both unexcused and medical absences.

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